bog birch, Betula pumila - the oldest plant specimen from Lenawee County is a bog birch collected from this site in 1832
Ives Road Fen Preserve is a globally significant habitat here in Lenawee County, Michigan. The Nature Conservancy has protected 703 acres of uplands, fens, and floodplain forest along the River Raisin. This is a selection of the 813 species of plants that have been found in this preserve. More information is at (https://www.nature.org/ourinitiatives/regions/northamerica/unitedstates/michigan/placesweprotect/ives-road-fen-preserve.xml).